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This e-book represents the paintings of best scientists within the box of clever keep an eye on and its functions, prognostics, diagnostics, situation dependent upkeep and unmanned platforms. The paintings offers an method of fixing engineering difficulties regarding production, automation, and particularly unmanned structures and describes contemporary advances within the disciplines pointed out above. the most target of the ebook is to illustrate how ideas and concepts from different disciplines are merged inside a standard framework utilized to the answer of advanced problems.
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